Wednesday, May 26, 2021


The company plans to hire team members systemwide for the summer

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (May 26, 2021)Cousins Subs® announced today that it plans to hire 500 new employees in preparation for the busy summer season. The company and their franchise partners have opportunities throughout the state of Wis. in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, Eau Claire and Stevens Point, as well as throughout Chicago and northwest Indiana.

Recently named a 2021 Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Cousins Subs takes pride in its employees and strives to set them up for a successful future.

“At Cousins Subs, we’re proud to employ enthusiastic team members who share our passion to be better through the continual improvement in everything we do,” said Alan Lundeen, Sr. Director of Talent Management. “We provide a positive work environment through our family-like culture and truly care about each and every one of our team members.”

All Cousins Subs employees enjoy flexible schedules, food discounts, casual uniforms, growth opportunities and no late nights. In addition to traditional employee compensation packages, each year Cousins Subs awards four $2,500 scholarships to store-level team members to help cover the costs of their post-secondary education through its Legacy Scholarship Contest. To date, the organization has awarded more than $42,500 in scholarships to 17 Cousins Subs crew members.

The scholarships are funded by the Make It Better Foundation, the brand’s non-profit organization that addresses the vital community needs of health and wellness, hunger and youth education. For more information and to apply at Cousins Subs, visit


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Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better – both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily. For more information, visit You can also find Cousins Subs on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.



Established in 2013, the Make It Better Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that aims to improve the general welfare and quality of life in the communities Cousins Subs serves. The foundation is dedicated to funding three areas of interest that are vital to any community: health and wellness, hunger and youth education. Since its inception, the Make It Better Foundation has awarded more than $648,000 in grants and scholarships to students and nonprofit organizations throughout Wisconsin. For more information on the Make It Better Foundation, visit